In addition, The Handmaid's Tale season one earned three Golden Globe nominations, winning in the Best Television Series - Drama and Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama (Elisabeth Moss) categories.
'The biggest barrier of season 2 was season 1, ' Miller told Entertainment Weekly.
How do you follow up the success of the first season of The Handmaid's Tale?
'You sort of intimidate yourself. In the image, which you can see below, a number of handmaids gather in their funeral garb during a snowy memorial for one of their own.
Season 1 adapted Margaret Atwood's acclaimed 1985 novel, ending with Elisabeth Moss' Offred - whom we now know by her real name, June - pregnant and being taken away in a Gilead-controlled van, heading either to dire punishment for an act of rebellion or to freedom. "Instead, you just have to keep in mind to try and tell a good story".
Season two will be uncharted territory even for avid fans of the book; however the 78-year-old author will serve as consulting producer, just like she was for the first.
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He was reluctant to share too much detail, but insisted he wasn't just "being cagey": 'I just want the viewers to experience it for themselves!' he added.
Miller says the season will also expand on the lives of refugees who escape Gilead (such as Samira Wiley's Moira) as well as the prisoners who have been sent to work at the polluted "Colonies" scattered throughout America. He continues, "These scenes that are so lovely, while set in such a awful place, provide the kind of contrast that makes me happy".
HMT showrunner Bruce Miller gushed about working with Moss, saying, "Lizzie is such an incredible partner on this with me. I literally read the scripts and I think, 'Oh my god.' The ideas are genius and so unpredictable and harrowing", she said.
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The Handmaid's Tale season two premieres on Hulu this April.
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